Class of 2019 iPad Distribution

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the BPS Edtech blog.  Burlington High School incoming freshmen from the Class of 2019 will receive their iPads during distribution sessions this August. Each student MUST attend with a parent or guardian. Students and parents/guardians will review the Burlington Public Schools Acceptable Use Policy, Device Responsibility Policy, and…

Bring Videos To Life With eduCanon

Video in the Classroom Many teachers incorporate video both in and outside of the classroom for instructional purposes. When integrated effectively, videos can be a powerful instructional tool. Video can also be used to engage and motivate students, promote critical thinking, and spark lively classroom or online discussions. And of course, the integration of video…

Help Desk Live Episode 7: Drew Minock- Two Guys With iPads

Join us live on Friday, March 21st from 12:45 to 1:15 EST for episode 7 of Help Desk Live. We will be talking with Drew Minock, an enthusiastic elementary teacher, technology trainer, keynote speaker and co-founder of the blog Two Guys With iPads. We’ll talk with Drew about his commitment to providing educators with ideas…

Calculus made easy (sort of) with Snapguide!

What is Snapguide? Snapguide is a free web and iOS application that allows you to create basic “how to” guides. Here is a link to the Snapguide that I easily made on separating differential equations. Separating differential equations in calculus might sound scary but with Snapguide, it’s a breeze! The key to Snapguide is its simplicity. After…

Technology in the Sciences at BHS

Editor’s Note: I am pleased to feature a guest post authored by BHS students Shivesh Shah, Ashay Lokhande, Arvind Pasupuleti, Jay Patel, Kumaraman Srivastav, and Kush Patel which highlights the way they are using their iPads as members of Chuck Wood’s AP Biology class. Over the course of the last three years, Burlington High School…

Mid-Term Exam Tips from the BHS Student Mentors

Exam week at Burlington High School begins Tuesday, January 21st. The schedule, details about the week, and advice for students and parents can be found on Principal Mark Sullivan’s blog. In addition, the BHS Student Mentors have put together a great list of study tips for students. The video below highlights these important tips. Follow…

1:1 and BYOD

Yes, it is incredibly shallow of me to be complaining about a $500 device that I have not paid a single cent for, but let it be known that I am, along with the rest of the student body, in fact grateful that BPS has gone with a 1:1 iPad program.